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Garden Spider

Araneus diadematus spiderling, photographed 14 June 2009 by B Crowley

Araneus diadematus spiderling, photographed 14 June 2009 by B Crowley

Araneus diadematus spiderling, photographed after ‘ballooning’ – the common means of dispersal of this and many other species. This specimen was just 1.8mm long.
(14 June 2009)


Group: Arachnids
Order: Araneae
Family: Araneidae
Species: Araneus diadematus
Common Name: Garden Spider
Author: B Crowley

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